Big blow to local tourism as Lough Erne fails to sure golf major
Doubts remain on whether Fermanagh will host the major golf event
Speculation is mounting over resort’s hosting of next year’s open.
IT WAS a busy weekend for local businessman Ian Morrow, whose aviation firm hosted International golfing stars, including Ernie Els, along with the victorious Pro 12 rugby champions the Glasgow Warriors.
WHILE former Lough Erne Resort touring professional Rory McIlroy may not be having the success he’d hoped for at the Irish Open in Royal County Down, an Enniskillen shop is certainly getting in on the festivities.
GOLFER Rory McIlroy has welcomed news that the Irish Open 2017 is coming to Fermanagh in 2017.
WELCOMING the Irish Open in 2017 to Lough Erne, the chief executive of the Northern Ireland Tourist Board, Alan Clarke, said that the international competition could attract up to 90, 000 people to the county – while appearing to £300m people via television.
The Lough Erne Resort, located outside Enniskillen has been announced at the 2017 host for golf’s Irish Open.
Fermanagh dart player Brendan Dolan in action this weekend at Weigh Inn Irish Open in Omagh